It’s time for the offseason shuffle! The St. Louis Cardinals will be among the 30 MLB clubs shaping up their lineups heading into 2014, and the free agent market is the biggest tool at their disposal.

The team made headlines with their young talent this year, but it seems as if trading away the farm system is not in the plans.

“[The] preference of [John] Mozeliak is to not trade away players, but [he’s] not close-minded to it,” reports Brian Stull of 101 ESPN about the Cardinals general manager.

So which free agents may be wearing the birds on the bat in 2014? This article takes a look at three available players who would most benefit the club in terms of talent and filling in holes on the roster.

*All statistics are current on as of November 9, 2013.*

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